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Rabbi Eugene B. Borowitz

Details: Rabbi Eugene B. Borowitz is the "dean" of American Jewish philosophers. The HUC-JIR recently gave him the title 'Distinguished University Professor,' the first time that title has been awarded at an American Jewish seminary. Dr. Borowitz serves as the Sigmund L. Falk Distinguished Professor of Education and Jewish Religious Thought at the New York School of HUC-JIR where he has taught since 1962. He is a prolific author, having written numerous articles and sixteen books. Rabbi Borowitz received his Bachelor's Degree from The Ohio State University. He was ordained and received the first of his two earned Doctor's Degrees from Hebrew Union College, the other being from Teachers College Columbia University. Prior to his academic position, he was National Director of Education for Reform Judaism at the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, editing its books, curricula and educational periodicals. Rabbi Borowitz is a Temple Sinai congregant, and lives in Stamford.